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FAO: Conflicts impose $16bn losses to Syrian agricultural sector

FAO: Conflicts impose $16bn losses to Syrian agricultural sector

TEHRAN, Apr. 04 (Press Shia) – In addition to the severe human suffering, war in Syria has imposed more than $16 billion of lost crop and livestock production and destroyed farming assets, FAO’s latest report says.According to a press release published by the FAO Representation in the Islamic Republic of Iran, Fighting in Syria has caused huge damage and losses to agricultural...

Global food insecurity worsening; 108mn close to starvation

Global food insecurity worsening; 108mn close to starvation

TEHRAN, Apr. 03 (Press Shia) – Despite international efforts to address food insecurity, around 108 million people in the world were severely food insecure in 2016, a dramatic increase compared with 80 million in 2015, according to a new global report on food crises released in Brussels with FAO’s contribution.According to a press release published by the FAO Representation in the Islamic...

Conflicts cause food insecurity for 30mn in near east, N Africa

Conflicts cause food insecurity for 30mn in near east, N Africa

TEHRAN, Mar. 28 (Press Shia Agency) – Food security and nutrition levels in the Near East and North Africa have sharply deteriorated over the last five years, FAO report says.The rise in food insecurity undermines the steady improvement achieved before 2010 when the prevalence of undernourishment, stunting, anemia and poverty were decreasing. According to a press release shared by the FAO...